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Alex is an associate in the Transportation Industry Group and the lead member of its sanctions practice, having qualified with Reed Smith in February 2014.

Alex advises insurers, owners, charterers, brokers and traders on all aspects of sanctions-related challenges, providing analysis of applicable legislation and assistance with crucial due diligence work. In addition, he is experienced in OFAC investigations and disclosures, and drafting protective language for transportation contracts and financing arrangements, and has worked with major lenders and other organisations to develop best-in-class compliance programmes.


  • BPP Law School, 2011, LPC, Distinction
  • University of Cambridge, Girton College, 2010, BA in Law, 2:1 (MA Cantab)

  • Member of the UK SRA
  • Member of the Law Society of Hong Kong as a Registered Foreign Lawyer